Leave Policy

LEAVE POLICIES


Vacation

Postdoctoral Research Associates (PRA): Vacation leave is the same as Managerial-Professional employees. For additional information please review Employee Leave Procedures.

Postdoctoral Fellows (PF): Vacation leave is the same as Managerial-Professional employees. For additional information please review Employee Leave Procedures.


Holidays and Holiday Pay

Postdoctoral Research Associates and Postdoctoral Fellows receive the traditional and floating holidays off with pay. For additional information you may review Employee Leave Procedures.


Sick Leave

Postdoctoral Research Associates (PRA): Sick leave is the same as Managerial Professional employees.  For additional information you may review Employee Leave Procedures.

Postdoctoral Fellows (PF): NRSA trainees and fellows may continue to receive stipends for up to 15 calendar days of sick leave per year. Sick leave may be used for medical conditions related to pregnancy and childbirth. Under exceptional circumstances, this period may be extended in response to a written request to the NIH awarding component.


Parental or Maternity Leave

Postdoctoral Research Associates (PRA): Parental leave or Maternity leave is the same as Managerial-Professional employees.  For additional information you may review Employee Leave Procedures.

Postdoctoral Fellows (PF): NRSA trainees and fellows may continue to receive stipends for up to 60 calendar days (8 work weeks) of parental leave per year for the adoption or birth of a child. Either or both parents are eligible for such leave, but the institution and/or the supervisor must be notified in advance according to organizational policies. The use of parental leave requires approval by the fellowship sponsor or the PI of the training grant.